Thierry Devergie

Thierry Devergie (born 27 July 1966 in Marseille) is a French former rugby union footballer. He played as a lock and as a flanker. He also had a brief stint as a professional rugby league footballer.

Thierry Devergie
Date of birth (1966-07-27) 27 July 1966 (age 53)
Place of birthMarseille
Height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight260 lb (118 kg)
Rugby union career
Position(s) Lock
National team(s)
Years Team Apps (Points)
1988–92 FRA 17 (0)

CareerEdit

Devergie played for RC Nîmes and for FC Grenoble (1994/95) in rugby union. He played a season for Paris Saint-Germain Rugby League (1995/96), returning to his previous code afterwards. He played for the Welsh team Neath RFC in the season of 1997/98, moving to Bristol Shoguns, in England the same season. Returning to France he would represent CA Brive (1998/99) and CA Bordeaux-Bègles Gironde (1999/2000). He finished his career aged 33 years old.

Devergie had 17 caps for France, from 1988 to 1992, without ever scoring. He had 4 caps at the 1990 Five Nations Championship. He was selected for the 1991 Rugby World Cup but never left the bench.

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